Opening Reception – NYNB 19
New York New Belfast Opening Reception
American Irish Historical Society
Thursday June 13th 2019
6pm: Registration and Welcome Reception.
6:30pm: Music by Ciaran Breen, Uillinn Piper
6:35pm: Welcome to the Big Apple. Council Member Daniel Dromm, Chair, Finance Committee, New York City Council
6:45pm: Greetings from Belfast. John Finucane, Lord Mayor of Belfast
6:55pm: Welcome to the American Irish Historical Society. Brian McCabe, Chairman AIHS
7pm: Catharsis: A New York Photographer Returns to a New Belfast
Prof Angela Kelly, Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Photographic Arts
Prof Donovan Wylie, Lecturer in BA/MFA Photography, Ulster University
7:30pm: University of Buffalo: A Home for the Greatest Joyce Collection in the World
Erin Hartnett, Gift Officer, University at Buffalo
7:40pm: Along The Edge. The work of Rodney Dickson. By Bill Page
8pm: Imagine All the People. Marcus Robison, Belfast film-maker and artist, Director ‘Rebuilding the World Trade Centre’ ‘An Engineer Imagines’ on his newest adventure.
8:10pm Be The Bridge: Across the Great Divide
with the Irish American Artists and Writers Inc.
Featuring Larry Kirwan & John Kearns